Members of the Young Leadership Workshop posing for a group photograph

Wilton Park Youth Dialogues – second event

In October 2017 the second event in our Youth Dialogues series took place in Jordan. We organised the three day event in association with the British Council, the West Asia-North Africa (WANA) Institute and the Department for International Development (DFID).

UN meeting in 1946

‘We the People……’

On the 24th October 1945, the United Nations (UN) officially came into being after the ratification of its founding document, the UN Charter, by the…

Families receiving emergency food packages in Goma

World Humanitarian Day 2015

Today marks World Humanitarian Day; honouring those who have lost their lives in humanitarian service and those who continue to bring assistance and relief to…

International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

The 29th of May is increasingly being recognised worldwide as the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. Today, we celebrate the work of the peacekeepers…

A Syrian street of destruction with bricks and rubble on the floor

Local or diaspora organisations and humanitarian assistance for Syria

With no end to the conflict in Syria in sight, and the mounting challenges of responding to those in dire humanitarian need in areas controlled…

Commemorating 100 years since Britain entered the First World War

Monday 4 August 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the day Britain entered one of the bloodiest conflicts in history – the First World War…

Dr Mark Smith, Mark Walport and Richard Burge sat at the conference table at Wilton Park

Sir Mark Walport’s speech from our Dual use biology conference

On Sunday 15 September, Sir Mark Walport, Chief Scientific Adviser to HM Government at the Government Office for Science, made a keynote speech at our conference.

UK Foreign Secretary’s speech to Parliament on the crisis in Syria

Foreign Secretary William Hague has updated Parliament on the crisis in Syria and set out further UK action in the coming weeks.   Foreign Secretary,…

Foreign Secretary announces agreement between Wilton Park and Egyptian MFA

During his meeting with President Mursi, the Foreign Secretary stated “as a sign of the importance we attach to cooperating on international affairs, the UK…

High expectations in the wake of the Arab democratic wave

In the wake of the Arab democratic wave expectations are high – young people in particular are calling for employment opportunities in the context of…